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Students being able to view past answers

Students being able to view past answers

by Michael Schroeder -
Number of replies: 1
I recently adjusted the setting in Course Configuration -> Permissions -> Allowed to view past answers to "student". However, I recently discovered that all I did was give the students a button on each problem for "Show Past Answers" that when clicked gives them a page with the error

You are not authorized to access the instructor tools

So in effect, I've just teased them with the ability to see their past answers. Is there a way to remedy this?

In reply to Michael Schroeder

Re: Students being able to view past answers

by Davide Cervone -
The Show Past Answers page would have to be redesigned in order to allow it to work for students. As it currently stands, it could be used to view other student's answers as well. (Note the input areas at the top of the page, which can be used to search for other users/problem-sets/problem-numbers, even using wildcards.

The code that creates the Show Past Answers page could be modified to include that panel only when appropriate (and to check carefully that otherwise the current user matches the one requested). But the code needs to be changed before that will work.